Bleak House


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Bleak House

a fortune is dissipated by the long legal battle of Jarndyce vs. Jarndyce, and the heir dies in misery. [Br. Lit.: Dickens Bleak House]

Bleak House

a fortune is dissipated through the protracted lawsuit of Jarndyce vs. Jarndyce, and the heir dies in misery. [Br. Lit.: Dickens Bleak House]
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In Bleak House I have purposely dwelt upon the romantic side of familiar things.
In the Preface to Bleak House I remarked that I had never had so many readers.
My misfortune was to carry it into print when I began to write a story, in the Ik Marvel manner, or rather to compose it in type at the case, for that was what I did; and it was not altogether imitated from Ik Marvel either, for I drew upon the easier art of Dickens at times, and helped myself out with bald parodies of Bleak House in many places.
WHAT sad news that one of Brighouse's best-known clubs has gone into liquidation following a seven year row that has echoes of Charles Dickens' Bleak House.
THE BBC is to follow up the success of Charles Dickens' TV hits Bleak House and Little Dorrit with Great Expectations.
London, April 6 (ANI): Victorian novelist Charles Dickens's former home Bleak House in Broadstairs, Kent, is up for sale.
She won a BAFTA for her quietly dignified Esther Summerson in the latest BBC version of Bleak House, played Sally Bowles in a West End revival of Cabaret, and here she effs and blinds with the best of them as a working class mum struggling to raise her kids.
Harworth Power bosses want to create a three-turbine wind farm on the former Bleak House surface mine site between Heath Hayes and Burntwood.
British dramas Elizabeth I and Bleak House have stolen the show with 23 Emmy nominations between them.
HOWARD JOHNSON completed a productive week's buying at Doncaster's Spring Sale on Friday when spending 200,000gns to get Bleak House, a facile bumper winner at Haydock last month for Tom Tate.
Doctor Who and Bleak House were double winners at last night's awards ceremony with EastEnders beating Coronation Street to the best soap crown for the first time in four years.
Doctor Who and Bleak House were double winners at last night's awards with East-Enders beating Coronation Street for the best soap.